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Maine Workers' Compensation Alert: CMS Guidelines Amended to Accept WCB Settlement Determination of MSA Amount After Hearing on...

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) update to its Workers' Compensation Medicare Set-Aside (WCMSA) Arrangement Reference Guide provides authority by which CMS will now recognize and defer to a Workers'...more

When to Use a Liability Medicare Set-aside Arrangement

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has put the insurance industry on high alert. Threat of penalties for failure to report liability claims involving a Medicare beneficiary has raised concerns over properly...more

Case Study: Auto Accident While On the Job

Case Study: Private investigator sustains 2 separate injuries while on the job "Mr. L," a private investigator, received significant injuries when he was working a case in bad weather. He was involved in a serious...more

5 Secrets to Overcoming the Drag Factor

Buzzwhack.com has coined the term drag factor for a person, issue, or process that delays a key decision. More injured workers cite the drag factor and their frustration caused by unnecessary or excessive delay in getting...more

Show Me the Money for My Work Injury!

Most people who call me about their Nevada workers' compensation claims tell me that they just want to get decent medical treatment and get on with their lives. They usually say something about not pursuing a claim just to...more

Medicare Secondary Payer Statutes, Part II: Liability Settlement Issues

As discussed in a previous alert, self-insured health care providers face the same compliance requirements and challenges as do those primary payers that qualify as Required Reporting Entities (“RRE”) under Section 111 of the...more

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